DSE 2016 Announces “Call for Speaker Proposals”

Applications Deadline July 2, 2015

Atlanta - Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the leading conference and trade show for digital display and interactive technology, announced that it is now accepting speaker proposals for its all-new 2016 educational conference taking place March 15-17, 2016, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

According to Conference Manager Chris Brennaman, DSE is now organizing Educational Oversight Committees to be comprised of industry experts who will recommend topics, review proposals and approve presentations for each of the 10 tracks - including six dedicated to end users - and pre-show events in the DSE 2016 conference. These committees will evaluate each proposal for its insight, perspective, relevance, usefulness and timeliness.

While topics other than those recommended will be considered, the proposal must make a clear case for its inclusion. DSE is especially interested in proposals from end users, network operators, creative agencies and Pro AV/IT systems integrators willing to share their real-world digital signage experiences.

"DSE's conference education will focus on what is most relevant to attendees in 2016," Brennaman said. "Our attendees are primarily interested in digital signage communications and interactive technology solutions to more effectively engage their customers, employees and other stakeholders. We are therefore looking for thought-provoking topics that will help our attendees achieve those goals."

Proposals should align with DSE 2016 Tracks:
Digital Signage Fundamentals
Creative Agencies
Pro AV/IT Systems Integrators
DOOH Network Operators
End Users — Content University
End Users — Retail
End Users — Food & Beverage
End Users — Higher Education
End Users — Corporate Communications
End Users — Other Industry Verticals

All but the Fundamentals track will be geared toward advanced topics, reflecting the maturity of the industry and attendee interest in taking their communications networks to the next level and adopting new technologies.

Because there will be 40 general conference seminars, applicants are advised that space on the DSE 2016 conference program is limited, and DSE will be able to use only a certain number of the suggested topics and proposals. Tracks will include both traditional lecture and panel discussion presentations. Prior to submitting your proposal, please review the track descriptions and topic suggestions.

Proposals, which can also be submitted for the DSE 2016 Pre-Show events — DOOH Network Operators Strategy Summit and Digital Signage Guided Installation Tour — are to be submitted by July 2, 2015, and available for review on the DSE site http://www.digitalsignageexpo.net/2016/public/Content.aspx?ID=552&sortMenu=104001. For questions, contact Chris Brennaman, Conference Manager at cbrennaman@exponation.net.

About DSE
DSE, produced by Exponation LLC, is co-located with the Digital Content Show, and will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center March 15-18, 2016 with access to the Exhibit Hall March 16-17. DSE is the world's largest and longest-running conference and trade show exclusively dedicated to showcasing innovative digital communications and interactive technology solutions for customer- and employee-facing organizations. Launched in 2004, DSE was the first event for the digital signage market and has been a significant contributor to the growth of this fast-paced industry. Professional end-user attendance represents decision-makers from key industry categories such as retail, restaurant, healthcare, education, hospitality and transportation, as well as other key stakeholders, including advertising executives, brand marketers and systems integrators.

More than 200 exhibitors feature technology and services including hardware, software, network, delivery and content from around the globe. DSE also offers the largest and most diversified digital signage and digital out-of-home educational program anywhere in the world, with more than 125 educators and the largest variety of educational opportunities, including a live installation tour and structured curriculum leading to professional recertification in 10 educational tracks. The 2016 program will be comprised of pre- and post-show educational events, general conference seminars, as well as targeted Industry Roundtable Discussion Groups and free presentations staged in on-floor theaters.

To reserve exhibit space contact Jeanne Phillips, (770) 817-5903. Or, for more information, visit www.digitalsignageexpo.net. You can follow DSE on Twitter (@DSExpo), or for all DSE 2016 updates, use #dse2016. For year-round news and information on the digital signage industry, visit www.digitalsignageconnection.com.

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